Data & Publications


Digital Publications

Geoscience Australia's digital publications.

Data & Publications Search

Search Geoscience Australia's extensive catalogue of data, publications, online tools, maps and videos.

Online Tools

Online Tools

Geoscience Australia maintains a number of online tools to promote the discovery and delivery of data.

Web Services

Web Services

Geoscience Australia provides web services for public use that allow access to our data without having to store datasets locally.

Maps of Australia

Maps of Australia

General and thematic maps of Australia including outline maps, bathymetric maps, geophysical maps and geological maps.

Interactive Maps

Interactive Maps is a discovery and exploration view of Geoscience Australia's geospatial services.

Interactive 3D Models

Interactive 3D Models

List of links to Geoscience Australia's 3D models.


Movies and mobile apps produced by Geoscience Australia.

Data Standards

Data Standards

Data standards and symbols and reference databases.

Client Services

A wide range of spatial information products is available from the Geoscience Australia, from our retailer network or free from our website

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National Mineral and Fossil Collection

The National Mineral and Fossil Collection contains over 300,000 mineral, meteorite, fossil, and rock thin section specimens, with around 700 on permanent display in the foyer at Geoscience Australia.

The N H (Doc) Fisher Geoscience Library

N H (Doc) Fisher Geoscience Library

The library provides services to geoscience organisations, universities, research centres, the mining and petroleum industries and the public.

Geoscientific Datasets and Reports

Geoscience Australia is the government's technical adviser on all aspects of geoscience, and custodian of the geographical and geological data and knowledge of the nation.